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Austria’s Fritzl pleads guilty to rape,not murder

An Austrian man who fathered seven children with a daughter he locked in a cellar pleaded guilty on Monday to rape and incest but denied murder in connection with the death of a newborn boy who died underground.

An Austrian man who fathered seven children with a daughter he locked in a cellar pleaded guilty on Monday to rape and incest but denied murder in connection with the death of a newborn boy who died underground.

Josef Fritzl,73,also pleaded not guilty to a charge of enslaving his daughter Elisabeth for most of her life.

She spent 24 years in the cellar complex before the case came to light in April 2008. Three of her children had never seen daylight.